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A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 7

The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 3

Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

What’s happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi St?

By 3 July 2015 1

Does anyone know what is happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi Street? Adecco (construction company) have dug out the old car park on Bardi Place, opposite Canbe...

Canberra to host premier international ceramics event

By 2 July 2015
AP 3.8b Girl Nomad Ceramics

Canberra has been selected for a three-day premier ceramics event that will bring national and international luminaries and cutting-edge ceramicists to the capital from across ...

Canberra’s number one work crew cafe

By 2 July 2015 1
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We all know that energy needs fuel, your car or truck needs petrol, your home needs heating at this time of year especially using gas as energy, your office printer wouldn’t ...

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Trinity Telecom Didn't Impress Me.

By 28 March 2009 7

I received an unsolicited call from “Trinity Telecom “offering me an excellent deal on my phone bill. Foolishly expressing some interest on what was being offered, I subsequently faced a barrage of pressure selling, being told I had to sign up right away to take advantage of this great ‘wh...

Does anyone know what's happening on Sheehy St?

By 27 March 2009 33

Does anyone know why there are police in Evatt at the moment? Parts are cordoned off... Not another bikie incident, right?! View Larger Map ...

36 voices in support justify reaching into your car

By 27 March 2009 89

Katy Gallagher has announced that 75% of submissions into her proposal to ban smoking in cars that have children in them were supportive. With 48 submissions that makes for 36 ayes. In a city of ~300,000 36 votes in the affirmative seems a teensy bit light to be considered general public suppo...

ACT water supply plans

By 27 March 2009 50

[First filed: March 25, 2009 @ 14:06] Simon Corbell has announced his plans to end water restrictions, and we won't even have to drink our wee. The ACT Government has given the green light to build the Murrumbidgee to Googong pipeline and buy water from Tantangara Reservoir improving Canberra...

Stolen police uniforms used for unsavoury dress-ups?

By 27 March 2009 141

[First filed: March 24, 2009 @ 16:37 Second filing: March 26, 2009 @ 23:13] In the predictable carnage that is our comments section following the death of Jamie Joseph Peisley over the weekend this interesting photo was unearthed. (it's original source is here) There are claims that th...

Police Wrap - 27 March

By 27 March 2009 26

1. Alleged Tuggy Thuggy facefit: ACT Policing has released a forensic facefit of a male sought in relation to a vicious group assault on a 27-year-old man in Kambah, early on Sunday March 8. The suspect in the facefit was one of a group of males and females who were in a green Toyota Coro...

Hawker College students (possibly Canberra High) "rampage" through Daramalan?

By 27 March 2009 46

I'm hearing that a group of Hawker College (possibly Canberra High) students chose to pay a disruptive visit to Daramalan yesterday. Anyone got more on this? Here's what I have so far: Supposedly a large group of hawker college students ran thru dara yesterday dressed in caps and white face...

Deakin Pool goes kaput early

By 27 March 2009 35

Apparently Deakin Pool was abruptly closed yesterday much earlier than had been expected with Deakin Swimming Limited going into administration. Steve Doszpot is up in arms that Andrew Barr has not done more to prevent this happening. Mr Barr effectiveness on this issue has been non-existent....

The Smoke is from far away

By 27 March 2009 14

The ESA has just posted the following note: Smoke across the A.C.T Winds this morning are responsible for blowing smoke across some areas of the A.C.T from a fire in the Tallaganda State Forest near Rossi in NSW. There are currently no fires in the A.C.T. So don't panic....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 107 - Coolio Desgracias

By 27 March 2009

Canberra’s longest running and least reliable podcast has turned itself around in record time so we can promote the star of this week's 'cast and his upcoming show. This week in podcast number 107 we have the cool beats and rhymes of Coolio Desgracias. Track list: We Large. 7:36 Don...

Human Achievement Hour – Saturday 7.30pm

By 27 March 2009 46

This Saturday at 7.30pm, a movement of people, including Canberrans such as Ralph, will be celebrating the inaugural Human Achievement Hour. Human Achievement Hour seeks to honour the success of modern civilisation. You can celebrate Human Achievement Hour by enjoying some of the many innovati...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 27 March

By 26 March 2009 23

[First filed: March 26, 2009 @ 08:28] So, for those who remain alive, Friday is coming up. What's worth seeing or doing around town this weekend? Just leave your suggestions in the comments....

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